Average Embedded Software Developer Salary

$80,431
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$64k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$123k

The average salary for an Embedded Software Developer is $80,431

Base Salary
$64k - $123k
Bonus
$3k - $12k
Total Pay
$64k - $124k
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What Do Embedded Software Developers Do?

Embedded Software Developer Tasks
  • Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for embedded devices.
  • Write performance critical code in resource-limited environments, including low power, low memory, restricted bandwidth, CPU, etc.
  • Test and document software.
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FAQs About Embedded Software Developers

What is the highest pay for Embedded Software Developers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Embedded Software Developer is $123k / year

What is the lowest pay for Embedded Software Developers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Embedded Software Developer is $64k / year

How can Embedded Software Developers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Embedded Software Developer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Embedded Software Developer that oversees more junior Embedded Software Developers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.